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Making waves for ocean science: Empowering Women Leaders in the Ocean Decade

Building on UNESCO’s efforts to advance gender equity and previous related discussions held as part of the Ocean Decade Virtual Series, Fisheries and Oceans Canada and the Canadian Commission for UNESCO, jointly with L’Oréal Canada and the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission, will host a virtual event titled “Making waves for ocean science: Empowering Women Leaders in the Ocean Decade”.

Making waves for ocean science: Empowering women and girls in the Ocean Decade

Building on UNESCO’s efforts to mobilize the global community to engage women and girls in science, Fisheries and Ocean Canada and the Canadian Commission for UNESCO, jointly with the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission to host a virtual event titled “Making waves for the Ocean Science: Empowering women and girls in the Ocean Decade”.

A Brave New Ocean - Virtual Event

‘Brave New Ocean’ is a high-level virtual event organized by the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO. It will convene global leaders, scientists, philanthropists, leaders of United Nations agencies, and sports personalities to discuss the immense challenges and opportunities the ocean provides for realizing the potential of the Sustainable Development Goals, and the role that the Ocean Decade can play in meeting these challenges.
 

Mission Atlantic kick-off meeting

On 1st October 2020, the H2020 project MISSION ATLANTIC, coordinated by EuroMarine member organisation DTU Aqua, will officially start. The project has an overarching aim to map and assess the present as well as potential future states of Atlantic marine ecosystems under multiple stressors. The project is financed under the EU H2020 flagship on the Atlantic Ocean and will run from 2020 until 2025.

The Ocean Decade Virtual Series - Co-designing the science we need for the Ocean Decade: Part 1

This virtual session will explore opportunities and challenges and discuss best practices to deliver co-designed, solution-oriented research that will lead to transformative Decade Actions with long-lasting benefits to the ocean and society.

The session will be organised in two parts:
• Part 1 - What is co-designed, solution-oriented research in the context of the Ocean Decade?
• Part 2 – How can we foster co-design co-production and co-delivery in ocean research during the Ocean Decade?